TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug. 21, 2017) – Discovery Metals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:DSV) (“Discovery Metals” or the “Company”) today announced the appointment of Jeff Parr to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”). Mr. Parr will serve as Audit Committee Chair for the Company.
Murray John, Chairman of the Company, stated: “Mr. Parr’s business experience and in-depth financial, project finance and regulatory knowledge are a great complement to the Mexican operating experience and technical and capital market strengths of our existing Board members. Mr. Parr’s appointment completes the currently planned Board changes.”
Mr. Parr is a member of the Board of Directors of Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. and serves as Audit Committee Chair. He joined Centerra Gold Inc. in 2006, and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2008, a position he held until his retirement in 2016. From 1997 to 2006 he worked for Acres International Ltd. as Chief Financial Officer and from 1988 to 1997, held progressively senior financial positions at WMC International Ltd., ultimately serving as the Executive Vice President. Mr. Parr, a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA 1984), holds an MBA from McMaster University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Western Ontario. He has over 30 years of experience in the mining and service provider industries.